Summer Pupation of the European Corn Borer and the Seasonal Temperature1
Authors: CHIANG, H. C.; HODSON, A. C.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 52, Number 3, June 1959 , pp. 409-411(3)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:In an 11-year study of the population ecology of the European corn borer (Pyrausta nubilalis(Hbn.)) in southern Minnesota, a correlation has been found between the pattern of the seasonal temperature and the proportion of the first-generation mature larvae which pupated during the summer. This correlation may be useful in predicting the potential of the second-generation borer infestation.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 1959-06-01
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